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Nihar Mahapatra

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Associate Professor
(517) 432-4617


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley 1994
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1985
B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan 1983


Electrical and Computer Engineering


Professor Mahapatra’s research interests include computer architecture & VLSI and parallel and high-performance computing. In these areas, he has published more than 50 papers in leading refereed journals, conferences, and workshops, and has also contributed invited papers.

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  • N.R. Mahapatra and S. Dutt, “An efficient delay-optimal distributed termination detection algorithm,” Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 67, No. 10, pp. 1047-1066, 2007

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